On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the US Food and Drug Administration after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs. The dye is still used in Canada.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rick Barry (San Francisco), begins then longest NBA free throw streak of 60

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Svedin, Swedish model
  • Jon Foreman, American musician (Switchfoot)